The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) reported 27 COVID-19 cases on Friday, though the tally increased by 26 to 14,370.
Since the start of the pandemic, 14,370 cases have been reported, of which 123 are active (an increase of 22), 14,002 have been cured (an increase of four) and 245 deaths.
The most recent death was reported on October 21 and involved a man in his 70s who was not attached to a long-term care or retirement home. Dr Chris Mackie, Medical Officer for Health, said on Thursday that while the man was fully vaccinated, he was eligible for a third dose because of a weakened immune system.
The MLHU dashboard no longer includes the confirmed case’s total number of confirmed variants at the top of its dashboard, however, it is still listing the confirmed case’s breakdown of confirmed variants:
- 3,385 cases of alpha version (increase of one)
- 773 Cases of the Delta Edition (increase by six)
- 124 cases of gamma variant
- Two cases of beta version
- a case of kappa version
- a case of zeta version
There are also two cases listed using older code numbers, one described as B.1.617 and the other listed as B.1.617.3.
More information health unit. can be obtained at Summary of COVID-19 cases in Middlesex-London.
admitted to hospital
The London Health Sciences Center (LHSC) is providing care to six patients with COVID-19 as of Friday, unchanged from Thursday.
There are five or fewer patients in an adult critical care or intensive care unit.
Five or fewer Pediatric Critical Care Children’s Hospitals have five or fewer patients with COVID-19.
Five or fewer employees have currently tested positive for COVID-19.
St Joseph’s Health Care London (SJHCL) reported one non-outbreak case involving a health care worker.
MLHU is not reporting any active outbreaks in the area involving long-term care homes, retirement homes or hospitals.
Our Lady of the Pillar Academy has an active school outbreak, declared October 18.
According to MLHU, the number of schools with associated cases doubled from nine schools to 18 from Thursday to Friday, although most schools have only one active case.
According to MLHU, the following are cases involving schools:
- Byron Southwood Public School (a case)
- Karadok Public School (a case)
- Clara Brenton Public School (a case)
- Clark Road Secondary School (two cases)
- Covenant Christian School (A Case)
- John P. Roberts Public School (A Case)
- Kensal Park Public School (one case)
- Lester B. Pearson School for the Arts (A Case)
- Mary Wright Public School (A Case)
- Masonville Public School (a case)
- Mountsfield Public School (a case)
- Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School (A Case)
- Our Lady of the Pillar Academy (Six Cases)
- Providence Reformed Collegiate (two cases)
- Rick Hansen Public School (two cases)
- St. Nicholas Senior Catholic School (one case)
- St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School (A Case)
- Wilfrid Jury Public School (A Case)
There are four active COVID-19 cases linked to child-care or early years centres, with one case in London Children’s Connection: Caradoc – before and after school and three at Noshine Kids Care.
The health unit said at least 153 cases have been reported in primary and secondary schools as well as in child care and early years centers since the start of the school year.
Vaccinations and Testing
The latest vaccination update says that as of October 16, 84.1 percent of residents age 12 and older have been fully vaccinated and 88.3 percent have taken at least one dose.
As of 10 September, 64.43 percent of all cases (or 433 out of 672 cases) and 67.86 percent (19 of 28) in all hospitals accounted for non-vaccinated individuals.
Meanwhile, 27.23 percent (or 183 out of 672 cases) of all cases involved people who had been fully vaccinated, compared to 25 percent (seven out of 28) of all hospitalized people. who were fully vaccinated.
Dr. Chris McKee, Medical Officer for Health, notes that most of the population is vaccinated. While about two-thirds of all cases occur in non-vaccinated individuals, they make up less than 16 percent of the population age 12 and older.
The remaining cases involved individuals who had been partially vaccinated or were not yet protected by vaccination.
Of the nine COVID-19-related deaths reported in the past six weeks, four involved people who were not vaccinated, two who were fully vaccinated, two in people who were not vaccinated. included those who had been partially vaccinated and one included someone who was not yet protected from vaccination.
Any person who wants to get tested for COVID-19 can get information about Locations of testing sites on the health unit’s website.
The latest COVID-19 test positivity rate in the region stood at 1.1 per cent for the week of October 10, up from 1.7 per cent for the week of October 3.
The province recorded 492 cases on Friday, the 12th day in a row, with less than 500 cases. Twelve more deaths occurred, but only a month earlier.
Of the 492 new cases recorded, data shows that 248 were non-vaccinated people, 21 were partially vaccinated people, 167 were fully vaccinated and 56 had unknown immunization status .
as of friday report good, 64 in Toronto, 59 in Peel area, 39 in Sudbury, 38 in Ottawa, 33 in York area and 32 in Middlesex-London. The daily count by province does not always match the data provided by individual health units.
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